Dragon Days…


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I had a request for more dragonfly photos so here are a few. They continue to entertain, enlighten and enrich my days. Now they have begun to leave me gifts. I found a perfect wing nestled among the new cilantro shoots in a pot near my garden.

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Just the other day as I was getting into my truck to make a quick bakery delivery to my sister, a huge golden dragonfly was sitting in its favorite place so I jumped out with only my phone camera to take a shot. Normally they might balk a bit at first,  I believe due to reflections in the lens of my Nikon. This time, however, the lovely creature sat patiently while I took a few shots, some at touching range. Of course they were blurry with the device I was using. Still it felt magical to be allowed that close to it while it just kept nodding its head at me.

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Certainly a call to creativity for me!

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A real bonus for us is that they love to eat mosquitoes! Yay!

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The most delightful part for me is seeing the sun glint off of their backs, creating golden rainbows across their wings. Iridescent magic!

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The Lantana are going to seed now and the berries are lovely.

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My Garden! Everything is pretty happy right now with so much well timed rain. May your own gardens grow well!

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